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2020 Virtual Symposium

Due to COVID19, the annual 2020 PBHS virtual symposium will be a program member-only event. We apologize for not making this a public event given the restrictions for in-person events on campus. However, the speaker talks will be shared with the broader MSU community after the event.
The list of confirmed speakers below:

Theme: Quantitative approaches to genomics and plant breeding

9:00-9:35 AM
(10 min Q & A)
Daniel Chitwood
Dept of Horticulture & CMSE, Michigan State University
9:45-10:20 AM
(10 min Q & A)
David Lowry
Dept of Plant Biology, Michigan State University
10:30-11:05 AM
(10 min Q & A)
Candice Hirsch
Dept of Agronomy & Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota
  11:15-11:50 AM (approx.) Student lightning talks

Theme: Metabolic modeling and metabolomics

1:00-1:40 PM
(10 min Q & A)

Ron Milo
Dept of Plant & Environmental Sciences,
Weizmann Institute of Science
1:50-2:25 PM 
(10 min Q & A)
Ana Alonso 
Dept of Biological Sciences,
University of North Texas
2:35-3:10 PM
(10 min Q & A)
Ruthie Angelovici 
Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri


Application process for first year students interested in the program
May through July of each year

Annual Plant Biotechnology for Health and Sustainability Symposium
Dates to be determined October or November each year

Meetings of students with Executive Committee Members
Semiannually Fall and Spring Semester